Larry Fine


Larry Fine

Professor of Practical Theology, Emeritus

Ordained Elder of the Church of the Nazarene, 1971

BA; Religion, 1965, Southern Nazarene University
MDiv; Practical Theology, 1969, Nazarene Theological Seminary
MA; Theology/Religion, 1971, Religion Southern Nazarene University
DMin; Practicul Theology/Pastoral Counseling, 1978, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

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“I love being in one-to-one conversations with students in my office and having the chance to talk through the consequences of the events earlier in their lives.”

—Larry Fine

Awards & Honors
Involvement at MNU

Awards & Honors

  • Larry D. Fine Faculty Scholarship Endowment, 2012
  • Founder's Award from MNU. 2011
  • Who's Who Among American Teachers, 1994
  • The President's Award: Teacher of the Year, 2000
  • Alpha Chi Donald Metz Award - Faculty Member of the Year for Distinctive Academic Contributions 1977-78; 1985-86


  • Articles in Beacon Dictionary of Theology, Beacon Hill Press. 1983
  • Article in Guide Post publications, 1970's


  • Speaker for more than 900 revivals, retreats, and conferences in Church of the Nazarene and other evangelical groups.

Involvement at MNU

  • Developed and lead first international trip to overseas site. This was a student group to Israel, 1974.
  • Leader of 16 Bible Lands Tours to countries of Middle East since 1974
  • Leader of three “Footsteps of St. Paul” Greek Islands plus Athens-Corinth since 1996
  • Leader of lay groups travel to Europe (Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and Netherlands) since 1980’s three trips tour groups
  • Leader of lay group tour to Alaska-Inside Passage, 1996
  • Leader of student work and witness trip to Romania and Moldova, Russia, 1990’s
  • Leader of tour of sites of John Wesley, 1976

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